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Letter is a mystery, lack of license isn't

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05/01/2005

SALT LAKE CITY--Apex Alarm found itself in troubled waters in late February when a salesperson misrepresented himself in a letter as an affiliate of three local police departments.
The Salt Lake City Police Department was informed by Protect America that the Apex employee, Curtis Taylor, sent a letter to a Protect America alarm customer claiming the Texas-based company did not meet certain regulations required by authorities and that the customer's alarm permit would be cancelled.

Court approves consolidation

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05/01/2005

ST. AUGUSTIN, Quebec--After battling a financial war with its creditors for most of 2004, Microtec Enterprises found some solace through the court in mid-March as the company got the okay to combine its assets with Securex Master Limited Partnership into an income trust called the First National AlarmCap Fund.

ADT granted continuance by court

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SSN Staff  - 
05/01/2005

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz.--In late March, the District Court of Arapahoe County in Colorado granted ADT Security Systems' motion to continue the trial in the case of ADT versus First Protection Inc.

Changing of the guard

ADS Security propels process of branding its 13 locations in motion
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04/01/2005

NASHVILLE - At the beginning of the year, ADS Security launched an effort to rename its 13 branch locations in the Southeast under the ADS Security banner in an effort to increase brand awareness.

Until this point, ADS acquired companies and continued to keep the original names to ease the transition of ownership.

Forging a paperless trail

Sonitrol uses platform for technician mobilization
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04/01/2005

BERWYN, Pa. - Finding a new way to bypass the paper trail, electronic security provider Sonitrol implemented a mobile platform to mobilize its installation and field service teams in the beginning of March.

AAA Alarms seals its largest acquisition

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04/01/2005

CALGARY, Alberta - AAA Alarms expanded its reach in Calgary in early March with the purchase of Reliable Alarms, a residential and commercial security provider based here.

AAA Alarms added approximately 5,300 mainly residential accounts through the deal and it is the largest acquisition the company made since it launched in 1962.

Alarmforce restates financials

SSN Staff  - 
04/01/2005

TORONTO - In late February, Alarmforce Industries announced it restated its financial statements for the first three quarters of the year ended Oct. 31, 2004, and the corresponding three quarters and annual figures for the year ended Oct.

Switch of a name and a location

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04/01/2005

SAVANNAH, Ga. - The newly branded Savannah, Ga.

The in crowd

Westco joins Advantek’s lawsuit against ADT
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03/01/2005

DENVER - Westco International SRL became an additional plaintiff and class representative in a lawsuit against ADT Security Services in January - joining Advantek Pro, which originally filed the case against the security giant in February 2004.

Westco motioned to intervene as an additional plaintiff and class representative in the lawsuit, which contends that from 1997 to 2003 ADT breached its contract with dealers enrolled in its authorized dealer program.

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